The city of Kigali is spread across an area of green valleys and hills. It is one of Africa’s cleanest and safest cities – an indication of its progressive mentality.
Kigaliboasts a thriving nightlife scene of bars and restaurants as well as sites of historical and cultural significance to Rwanda. The city is situated in the centre of an excellent road network linking well with the rest of Rwanda and making travel around the country easy and simple.
Things to Do in Kigali
For many travellers a trip to Kigali wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial, which honours the one-million Rwandans who were murdered during the devastating genocide of 1994. Today, the memorial is used as a tool to encourage education and cultural unity.
Kigali city tours are a great way to get to know your way around, and visits are also possible to the Presidential Palace, the Gaddafi Mosque and the Inema Arts Centre. There’s a buzzing coffee scene here, as well as an impressive choice of restaurants, so spending a day or two here at the beginning or end of your Rwanda holiday is truly worthwhile.
Best Places to Stay in Kigali
There are number of Kigali accommodation option to choose from that range from small guesthouses to larger hotels.